Finance and Accounting Intern (Summer)

Washington, D.C
Feb 21, 2021
Feb 27, 2021
Accountant, Finance
Full Time


CBOs Office of Financial Management, which consists of four staff members, seeks an intern with a strong work ethic for 10 weeks in the summer of 2021. Though most of CBOs employees are in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, the internship will be conducted virtually. An in-person internship may be possible after July 1 if conditions allow. The successful candidate will work directly with the Controller and report to the agencys Chief Financial Officer.

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The intern will participate in a wide range of tasks in financial management: documenting standard operating procedures, helping improve processes, working with accounts payable, assisting with data automation and validation, reconciling accounts, and helping with budget execution.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Excepted service


Excepted service


Candidates must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, effectively handle multiple tasks, and complete projects under tight deadlines. Excellent written and oral communications skills, technical skills, and attention to detail are essential, as is the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.


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Candidates must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in business, accounting, or a related field. Candidates pursuing an undergraduate degree must be entering their junior or senior year in the fall.

Additional information

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.

NOTE: To ensure consideration you must submit a complete application by February 26, 2021 EST at (not USAJobs). Although we may continue to accept applications beyond that date, we are only ensuring that those who submitted by the deadline above will be considered. Should the hiring division wish to review candidates who applied after that date, we will then process those applications to determine if they are qualified and should be forwarded for management review.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

Submit a cover letter, a résumé, unofficial transcripts, a list of current courses, and contact information for two references at First-year graduate students must also submit undergraduate transcripts. Incomplete applications will not be considered

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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